Have you ever thought about gorilla filming adventures in your life? For film makers or producers who wish to make documentaries about the rare mountain gorillas, count Uganda a must to visit destination. For filming adventures with Great apes in Uganda, visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park that are situated in southwestern part of the country.
Compared to the usual treks that are characterized by overcrowding and visitors enjoy only one hour with the Great apes, gorilla filming adventures offers one of the most extraordinary experiences that in life. While you may have a chance to record gorillas during the trek, television, this may not give you adequate time to record all that you may need and that why you will need to go for the actual film shooting and have the perfect films in life.
With fewer than 900 mountain gorillas that are left in the world today, about half of them thrive in Uganda making it one of the best destinations in the world. Gorilla filming is basically one way to create awareness about the value of conserving these unique species to the world. Their conservation and protection first evolved during Dian Fossey’s research study in the Virunga Volcanoes.
To book your gorilla filming safari in Uganda, you are required to book for 8 (eight) permits which had been assigned for given gorilla family. Soon as you book for your 8 gorilla trekking permits, you will effect the payments for gorilla filming. Permits are obtainable at least four(4) to six (6) months before the usual gorilla filming date. Permits are sold at $600 per tourist for foreign non residents, $500 for foreign residents and shs.250000 for East African residents. And for gorilla filming experience in Uganda, you pay $4000 besides the gorilla trekking permit.
Gorillas live in families or groups with a dominant silverback gorilla whose responsibility is primarily to ensure that the rest of the members are dully protected from intruders. Gorilla filming in Uganda means visitors will be assigned to only one group unlike when there are 2 different filming crews. Only an hour is given to the film makers and the trek takes about six hours. You can also hire a porter around the park headquarters to help you carry the heavy property especially your filming equipment.
Mountain gorilla filming in Uganda is useful for film crews, TV production companies, agencies, professionals, individuals as well as any willing visitors.
For clearance of filming equipments, all Television crews, individuals, international journalists and photographers are required to have their media cards and there is a person who can assist you to clear your filming and photography gargets at Entebbe International Airport. Contact us and you will also be helped to access the media cards and clearing agent to help clear your crew’s gargets as soon as you land in Uganda. The Media Cards are also issued by Uganda Media Center in Kampala Headquarters.
In conclusion, gorilla filming experiences in Uganda should be a must to do activity for you while on your safari in this remarkable country. It is an experience that comes once in a lifetime. For filming adventures in Uganda, visit Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The other destinations that you can visit for this tremendous experience are the Volcanoes National Park in Northwestern Rwanda.